Valvata klemmi Schütt, 1962



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct (Régnier et al., 2009; Cowie et al., 2017)

Last record: 1982 (Hauffe et al., 2011)

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Lake Trichonis, Lake Ozeros, and Lake Lysimachia, Greece


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Schütt, Hartwig. (1962). Neue Süßwasser-Prosobranchier Griechenlands. Archiv für Molluskenkunde 91(4-6): 157-166.


Other references:

Albrecht, C. Hauffe, T. Schreiber, K. Trajanovski, S. Wilke, T. (2009). Mollusc biodiversity and endemism in the putative ancient Lake Trichonis (Greece). Malacologia 51(2): 357-375.

Cowie, Robert H., Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît, and Bouchet, Philippe. (2017). Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41.

Cuttelod, A., Seddon, M. and Neubert, E. (2011). European Red List of Non-marine Molluscs. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg.

Hauffe, T., Schreiber, K. and Albrecht, C. (2011). Valvata klemmi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. ( Downloaded on 02 December 2013.

Hauswald, Anne-Kathrin Albrecht, Christian Wilke, Thomas. (2008). Testing two contrasting evolutionary patterns in ancient lakes: species flock versus species scatter in valvatid gastropods of Lake Ohrid. Hydrobiologia 615(1): 169-179.

MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Valvata klemmi Schütt, 1962. Accessed at: on 2022-04-03

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.


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